YSR`s wife takes oath as member of AP assembly

Last Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 21:01

Hyderabad: Vijaya Lakshmi, wife of late
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Rajasekhara Reddy, on Thursday took
oath as Member of Legislative Assembly here.

She was elected to the Assembly in a by-election from
Puvendula constituency which fell vacant after Reddy`s death
in a chopper crash in September last year.

Speaker Kirankumar Reddy administered the oath to Vijaya
Lakshmi at his chamber. She was elected unopposed in the
by-election held on December 5.

APCC president D Srinivas, Dr Reddy`s son and MP Y S
Jagan Mohan Reddy and close family friends and Rajya Sabha
member KVP Ramachandra Rao were among others present on the
occasion.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 21:01

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